t of Major C. M. Hammond, one Hundredth Illinois.
I immediately organized my regiment, and while so doing discovered a number of pieces of artillery in a ravine on my left.
I sent Lieutenant Stewart, of Company A, to see if these guns which the enemy had abandoned could not be turned upon them.
He returned and reported them to be four ten-pound Parrotts and two brass Napoleons; also that it would require a number of men to place them in position.
I ordered him to report the same to Generat Wagner, and ask permission, but before receiving a reply was ordered by you to move forward my regiment on the left of the Fifty-Eighth Indiana Volunteers.
Report of Colonel Charles G. Harker, Third brigade.
My right and Colonel Sherman's left interlocked, so to speak, as we approached the summit, and it was near this point that I saw the first part of my line gain the crest.
This was done by a few brave men of my own and Colonel Sherman's command driving the enemy from his intrenchments